Kangana Ranaut: Bollywood actor evokes sharp criticism over ‘India’s actual freedom in 2014’ remark


Indian actor Kangana Ranaut is dealing with harsh criticism over her feedback about India’s freedom from British colonial rule.

On Thursday (11 November), the 34-year-old actor stated that India’s freedom attained in 1947 was “bheek” – a handout – and that the nation attained actual freedom in 2014 when the Modi-led authorities got here to energy.

Many politicians and followers have referred to as out the Queen actor, stating that her feedback are an “anti-national act and have to be referred to as out as such”.

The Impartial has contacted Ranaut’s representatives for remark.

Maharastra Minister Nawab Malik stated: “Appears to be like like Kangana Ranaut took a heavy dose of Malana Cream (a selected number of cannabis) earlier than making such a press release.”

“Surprising and outrageous. Ms Kangana Ranaut’s assertion heaping insult on the brave freedom fighters led by Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru and Sardar Patel but in addition belittling the sacrifices of revolutionaries like Sardar Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekar Azad and several other others,” added Anand Sharma, who’s a member of the Rajya Sabha, the Council of States of India.

Lawyer Gaurav Dua wrote: “Modi authorities and Supreme Court docket ought to instantly take motion towards Kangana Ranaut for her shameful comment concerning Independence.”

He added: “Kangana has triggered [shame to] each Indian, our forefathers, nice leaders, and Indian Nationwide Congress who’ve fought and shed their blood to achieve Freedom.”

India’s Aam Aadmi Occasion has moreover submitted an utility to the Mumbai Police demanding a case towards Ranaut for “seditious and inflammatory” feedback.

Ranaut was fast to answer the criticism on Instagram.

“Though I clearly talked about 1857 revolution first freedom combat which was curbed… which result in extra atrocities and cruelties from the British and virtually a century later freedom was given to us in Gandhi’s begging bowl… Ja aur roo ab (go and cry extra),” the controversial actor, who was awarded a Padma Shri earlier this week, wrote.

Padma Shri award is the fourth-highest civilian award of the Republic of India.

Ranaut has constantly been on the headlines for making controversial statements. Earlier this yr, Twitter completely suspended the actor’s account as she repeatedly violated its guidelines on “hateful conduct” and “abusive behaviour”.


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